New York Architecture Images
Great thanks to
The following sites proved to be invaluable resources while I was doing my research;
Carter B. Horsley's long-running treasure
trove of his writings about NYC buildings
large collection of original photographs of the city, including famous
skyscrapers, and the best forum on New York architecture:
York Architecture In Images. Very good photo and info site.
Museum of the City of New York:
Kevin Walsh's superb long-running and
continually getting bigger and better site:
Other good New York Architecture Sites
Amateur enthusiast Amelia Wilson tours us
round the wealth of Gothic Revival carving in
Gothic cathedral project, featuring articles, photo galleries of Gothic
Non-profit organization lecture, exhibition
and program information:
An illustrated history by Gerard Fernandez of this Romanesque synagogue
The AIA New York Chapter is the oldest and largest chapter of the
The Committee to Preserve the Upper West Side:
Storefront for Art and
York Carver Homepage Stone
19th Century Architecture-
some old images:
New York Historical Society
New York photo sites
Very nice photo site.:
Norman McGrath took the excellent and
wonderful full-page photos for Eric P. Nash's book "Manhattan
Skyscrapers", which was published in 1999.
A weblog with great photos of the city:
New York in the 70s:
Interesting garbage site:
Big City Walks. Conducted by someone who truly loves New York.
Jim Dykes' A Buzz Around New York. Personalized tours, with a special focus on New York celebrities
Location Tours, Inc. New York in movies and on TV.
Radical Walking Tours of New York. A big inspiration to me.
Watson Adventures Scavenger Hunts. Walking tours in the form of scavenger hunts--a terrific idea.
Criminal History of the East Village. From Andrew Roth's Infamous Manhattan.
Walking Tour of the Village. A virtual walking tour; informative with lots of nice pictures.
A Love of Monsters. "Gargoyles and Architectural Details in New York City"; includes several illustrated walking tours
New York City Media
www.nyctourist.com Official Guide to New York City Hotels & Tourism
NYC & Company. The official website.
Guy Brighton's New York City Guide. A transplanted Londoner's guide to the city.
Stock Photo sites
High resolution stock images and framed photo prints by Andrew Prokos
New York Neighbourhood sites
A similar site, but only about northern
Nice Site: Greenwich Village:
Kew Gardens history:
General New York Sites
Postcards HQ Resource Directory at
"The Ultimate NYC Web Directory":
Party forum: www.whatsupnyc.net
The Web reference for NYC transit:
NYC Transit surface transportation
Useful for locating galleries and local events: New York CitySearch
noirbox; photos of New York buildings in various stages of demolition.superfuture newyork. Annotated maps of the cool places in Manhattan--also Tokyo and Sydney.
Small Town Brooklyn. -but for Brooklyn.
Virtual New York. Linked photographs of the streets of New York--a fun way to stroll around Manhattan via cyberspace.
NYC in Pictures. A photographic archive of the avenues and main cross streets of Manhattan.
Manhattan Timeformations. "Mapping Manhattan's skyscraper districts through time"--pretty cool.
1001 Nights in Manhattan. An interactive map of the island's sexual history, courtesy of the Museum of Se[x].
Mr. Beller's Neighborhood. An aerial map of Manhattan hyperlinked to stories set in specific places. Add your own story!
Place Matters. Compiling a census of places that matter to New Yorkers.
Strange New York. A map of some strange things in New York.
Mapping Hell's Kitchen. A photo tour of a neighborhood threatened by development.
New York City Signs: 14th Street to 42nd Street. I identify both with the geographic organization and the obsessive collection of trivia.
The Brick Apple: New York City in LEGO. I have to admit that this insane person belongs in this category.
Choose Your Own Adventure: Welcome to New York!. This is pretty funny.
Below 14th; a website about eating and drinking in downtown (mostly Lower East Side) New York.
Everything NY. Kind of a meta-blog. Or is that redundant?
New York History Sites
Very good old map site:
NEW YORK CITY SIGNS -- 14TH TO 42ND STREET
General Architecture Sites
Threatened Victorians in DC:.
British and international church architecture site with good section on
Skyscraper Museum, inside Battery Park City (home of Ritz-Carlton), 39 Battery Place. (212) 968-1961; www.skyscraper.org . Noon-6 p.m. Wednesday- Sunday. $5 adults, $2.50 students and seniors.
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place (Greenwich Village). (212) 683-0023; www.aiany.org . Gallery open 9 a.m. -8 p.m. weekdays,11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.
Grand Central Station, 42nd Street and Park Avenue. For information on tours and special events, visit www.grandcentralterminal.com .
Lever House, Park Avenue and 53rd Street. The Lever House Restaurant (390 Park Ave., but enter on 53rd; 212-888-2700, www.leverhouse.com ) serves lunch weekdays and dinner nightly. Dinner entrees $29-$76 (average $30-$45).
LVMH tower, 21 E. 57th St. (between Madison and Fifth avenues). Home of the Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy headquarters.
American Folk Art Museum, 45 W. 53rd St., New York. (212) 265-1040, www.folkartmuseum.org . 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday (till 7:30 Friday); closed Monday. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, free for children under 12.
Municipal Art Society, (212) 935-3960,
. A 111-year-old civic organization in the historic Villard Houses at 457
Madison Ave. Besides exhibit space, it has the excellent Urban Center
), a store jammed with everything from thin guidebooks to fat academic
Some Columbia Sites
The U.S. Census for New York City
- The 1990 census numbers from the U.S. Bureau of the Census. For further information on the U.S. Census, see Guide to Using 1990 United States Census Data at EDS from Columbia University's Electronic Data Service
The City's Neighborhoods
Internet Resources for the City's History
Libraries, Museums & Other New York City Cultural InstitutionsNote: For basic information about a whole host of New York City cultural institutions, link to: New York City Culture Guide & Calendar
Histories of New York Institutions
relevant to new York
Kondylis & Part. - www.kondylis.com
Brody Bond - www.davisbrody.com
and Partners -
Fischer Architecte -
Siegel & Associates -
Holl - http://www.stevenholl.com/
Larsens Tegnestue A/S www.hlt.dk
Johnson & Alan Ritchie - www.pjar.com
Pedersen Fox - www.kpf.com
Leyva - www.ilarch.com
Harris Pomeroy Associates -
O'Hara - www.hto-architect.com
Pelli & Assoc. -
Eastman PC - www.peapc.com
Piano - http://www.rpwf.org/
Partnership - http://www.polshek.com/
Byard Dovell White: http://www.pbdw.com
Hayden Connell- www.shca.com
Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects www.smharch.com
A.M. Stern: www.ramsa.com
Scott Brown & Associates-
Van Valkenberg: (landscape)
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